Broadway AM Report, 6/30/2016 - Vineyard Luncheon, Idina on THE TALK and More!
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Colman Domingo hosts today's Emerging Artists Luncheon at the Vineyard, and Idina Menzel co-hosts on THE TALK!
NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY:
- Kristin Chenoweth and more took part in a reading of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS!
- SIGNIFICANT OTHER is headed to Broadway next winter.
- We got a first look (right) at photos and footage from 42ND STREET at The Muny, highlights of Will Swenson and more in SOME LOVERS, plus a glance at FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Finger Lakes and a peek at rehearsals for GROUNDHOG DAY!
- The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction has set a date for fall!
- KATDASHIANS! musical has extended with new songs after its Andrew Lloyd Webber dust-up...
- And HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson will take part in PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH celebration!
Broadway Weather Forecast: High of 85 and sunny today!
What we can't stop listening to: The haunting violin solos from off-Broadway's THE WOODSMAN, played by Edward W. Hardy...
And a Happy Birthday shout-out to David Alan Grier, who turns 60 today!
Tony nominee Grier last starred on Broadway in THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS and before that in RACE, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, DREAMGIRLS, and THE FIRST. Among his off-Broadway credits are ONE TOUCH OF VENUS, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR and KING RICHARD III. The actor played 'The Cowardly Lion' in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! and is well known for his work on the sketch comedy series IN LIVING COLOR.
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!